Multiple vaccines have been approved for immunising us against COVID-19 and Basel-Stadt has opened a huge vaccination centre at the Messe. Many vulnerable people over 75 have been vaccinated in hospital, care homes and in the vaccination centre, even though the vaccine supply is limited. The questions for many are:
Am I high risk and if yes, how can I prove that and get a vaccination?
I know I am not high risk and I am under 75, when will I get a vaccination?
It is possible to register for a vaccine in Basel-stadt and Basel-landschaft, irrespective of how old you are or what your health status is. Once you are registered you will receive two appointments for vaccinations by text message when a vaccination is available to you.
The high risk categories are listed on the BAG website here. If you are not sure if you are high risk or not, download this form here and take it to your general practitioner for assessment.
If you are under 75, you will need this form signed by your doctor to access the vaccine at this time (current as of Feb 21, 2020).
The current COVID restrictions are relaxing towards the end of March with the opening of non-essential shops, museums and the opening of schools plus opening of restaurant terraces, some sporting events and having private gatherings of up to 10 people in one household.
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